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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 135° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.62 meters/second, 1496.2 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.40 miWest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 miSouth929.31 mi
24 hours15° 10' 48.3"982.14 miEast0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miSouth982.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 1:26 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 1:26 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 1:26 PM1053 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:56 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 12:41 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 2:26 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmSouth S
DiliThu 12:56 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 1:56 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Thu 2:56 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSoutheast SE

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